2DiVE4 Scuba School

Assistant Instructor Course


So you are a diver but really you want to teach other people how to dive. The PADI Assistant Instructor course is designed for you.

The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first part of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). You’ll not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional but you’ll also start learning the PADI System of diver education. This can give you the ability to start a career and enjoy your job immensely at the same time.

Not only can diving bring you great pleasure but it could also pay the bills and there is always another diving instructor needed somewhere. If you would like to take the first steps to becoming a PADI approved diving instructor this is the course you should book yourself on first. Contact us now on 01279 815559 to book your place on this magnificent course that could change your life forever.

The roll of a PADI Assistant Instructor:

  • Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor
  • Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor
  • Teach the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Course
  • Teach Project AWARE Specialty courses
  • Conduct PADI Discover Scuba experiences
  • Teach Emergency First Response after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course


  • PADI Divemaster rating or qualifying certification from another certification organization
  • At least 18 years old
  • Have 60 logged dives, including night, deep, and navigation dives
  • Have been a certified diver for at least 6 months
  • Complete a medical statement attached to our booking form

Course make-up:

  • Knowledge development through self-study, quizzes, (both via PADI eLearning), lectures and presentations
  • Confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations
  • Open water workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations

Course duration:

3 Days

Materials you will need:

  • PADI IDC eLearning code

Materials not included within the IDC Crew Pack:

  • Open Water Diver Manual
  • Open Water Diver Quizzes and Exam booklet
  • RDPs including associated instructions for use booklets.
  • Rescue Diver Final Exams Booklet
  • Divemaster Manual
  • Divemaster Final Exams Booklet
  • Adventures in Diving Manual
  • Rescue Diver Manual
  • Diving Knowledge Workbook
  • Encylopaedia of Recreational Diving

Price Includes:

Air Fills from 2DiVE4

Price Excludes:

  • All course materials (IDC eLearning code)
  • PADI Assistant Instructor Application fee (Paid directly to PADI)
  • Dive site entry fees
  • Air fills from dive sites
  • Kit hire & cylinders

2DiVE4 highly recommend you have your own equipment including pocket mask, dive knife, dive slate, compass, and underwater watch/dive computer at this stage in your diving education. Alternatively you may hire or purchase equipment from us at a discount price.

What you will need to bring:

  • Swim Suit
  • Towel
  • Proof of your PADI Divemaster Certification
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